Horror starring Peter Cushing. In a small antique shop in the East End of London an old proprietor (Cushing) promises a surprise with every purchase. These are the stories of four of his customers and their horrifying surprises. 'The Elemental' and 'The Gate Crasher' tell of two individuals who attempt to cheat the shopkeeper and meet gruesome deaths. 'An Act of Kindness' tells a bizarre, gruesome tale of true love between the daughter of an ex-service man and an unhappily married man. In 'The Door', a couple buy an antique door, which opens to an elegant, but evil, drawing room that must be kept alive by human sacrifices.